My daughter is 19 and depressed. She is an only child and has been an introvert over the years with very few friends, now close to none. Keeps a lot to herself. Does not like to meet people or interact. Not interested in anything. Rarely goes out of the house, shop or have fun. Not keen to take up a job. Stays up all night and sleeps in the day. Likes to sit in the dark. Does not open up to me when I talk to her. I have been trying to push her into working for the last couple of years but she is stubborn and resists. I try to talk to her but she does not want to open up to me. I m really concerned about her. At home the relationship between my husband and me is not the best as he is an alcoholic. Always fighting. Has never stood by me or together in the years my daughter was growing up, as a parent - always disagreed with any disciplinary rules I set e.g. not reading in the dark etc. Dont know how to help her when she is not willing to talk to me on this issue. I am trying to probe, to find out if she is still connected to her friends but she does not answer. Trying to encourage her to pursue a hobby but no luck there. Please help..
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